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    Question "Full Grown" adults

    This might be a stupid question but...When everyone says there gecko is a full grown adult,how does anyone know when they actually are full grown.Because they can live up to 15-20 years so how do we know it doesnt take longer for them to actually reach adulthood.

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    Because...they quit growing.
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    I was just wondering because all my geckos are still juvies. Thanks

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    typically cresteds stop growing once they reach around 40g. Or at least, growth rate drastically decreases at that point.

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    What age are they when considered to be adults? Mine is 6 months old and weighs 15g. I can't wait til he gets big and chunky, lol!
    Tiff - Chamelemum to Monty & Zippy, Crestie Mum to Splat, Buffie & Rusty and Leachie Mum to Armani!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miss Lily View Post
    What age are they when considered to be adults? Mine is 6 months old and weighs 15g. I can't wait til he gets big and chunky, lol!
    They all grow at different rates. It can vary from under a year to almost 3 years for a crestie to reach an "adult size" Sounds like your is growing pretty well though!!!
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    OK, thanks! I am new to cresties - I am more used to chameleons that grow much faster! It seems to be taking Splat ages to get any bigger! He weighed 9g when I got him two months ago, so I guess he's doing rather well.
    Tiff - Chamelemum to Monty & Zippy, Crestie Mum to Splat, Buffie & Rusty and Leachie Mum to Armani!

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    they tend to grow in spurts: around the 12-15g range is often a point where they begin to put on weight much more rapidly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miss Lily View Post
    What age are they when considered to be adults? Mine is 6 months old and weighs 15g. I can't wait til he gets big and chunky, lol!
    Me too, I can't wait to see what he will look like when he is bigger
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